| Jan 30, 2014
In his State of the Union message, President Obama suggested apprenticeships, tax reductions on new investments, and building new infrastructure as ways to increase jobs and reduce inequality in America.
But he said virtually nothing about what is...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:01 AM
If he weren’t the nation’s oldest governor, a ripe 75, Jerry Brown would automatically be counted among serious Democratic candidates for president in 2016.
He boasts a household name, an impressive list of accomplishments in the country&...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Leaks are bedeviling trade negotiations.
In October, the European Commission leaked its position papers for the US-EU free trade agreement talks, known as the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement or T-TIP.
In November, Wikileaks...
| Apr 2, 2012
MEXICO CITY —Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid, who led the country amid economic meltdown and natural disaster in the 1980s but laid the groundwork for freer markets and political opening, has died. He was 77.
De la Madrid died Sunday...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 3:00 AM
More than 20 percent of my Baltimore factory's sales are exports, and we want more. We ship to 35 countries; however, that is not good enough. Developing new markets to sell our sheet metal fabrications, wire baskets, and wire forms to new markets will...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 8:45 AM
Your recent article ("Democrats press Obama on jobs tour" Aug 15) lists the people on President Obama's economic team who have come and gone: Larry Summers, Christina Romer, Paul Volker, Peter Orszag, Jared Bernstein and Austan Goolsbee. Only Ben Bernanke...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Charles Campbell, former senior vice-president of the Gulf Oil Corporation says in his letter to the editor ("Free trade destroying the American economy," Aug 23 ) that the American economy is languishing because jobs meant for the American people are now...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 9:21 AM
Charles Campbell argues U.S. jobs are destroyed by free trade ("What's killing jobs?" Aug. 27). While some jobs are destroyed by free trade, overall the jury is in, and he is wrong. The United States was as trade-open in the Clinton years when we...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 1:30 PM
In his letter ("Free trade does not kill jobs," Aug. 30), Thomas Jandl responded to my recent opinion piece in The Sun ("What's killing jobs?" Aug. 27) by questioning my analysis of our trade practices. He misunderstood the basis for the piece. His...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 11:44 AM
Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said today he thinks President Barack Obama should give GOP House Speaker John Boehner a preview of Thursday's jobs speech to set a tone for bipartisan support to deal with the nation's unemployment and economic problems....
| Feb 17, 2012
| 3:23 PM
As Rick Santorum's poll numbers rise, so do the Mitt Romney attacks. This week the Romney campaign, directly and through surrogates, have attacked Rick Santorum as “big labor’s favorite senator.”
But that’s not how Pennsylvania...